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Administration Rethinks Contraceptive Mandate for Religious-Affiliated Employers

February 8, 2012
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Employers, such as hospitals and universities, that are affiliated with religious organizations would have to comply with the requirement for health care plan years that begin one year later.
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Labor Department Guide Helps Women Find Green Jobs

February 8, 2012
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The guide focuses on helping workers learn about a range of in-demand and emerging jobs, as well as job training opportunities and career development tools, the agency said.
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EEOC Files Sex Bias Suit Against Mavis Discount Tire

February 6, 2012
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Filed Jan. 31 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the suit accuses Mavis Discount Tire and its allied companies of violating Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
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When ‘Agility' Adopts the Symptoms of A.D.D.

January 13, 2012
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Hey edgy executives: Take a deep breath and stop hopping from one priority to another.
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Sears, State Farm, Navistar and Others Show How to Bring Veterans on Board

January 12, 2012
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Keeping positions open while employees are on military duty presents a challenge for the managers and peers left behind—a difficulty large corporations often find easier to absorb than smaller employers. But employers that have made a commitment to hiring and retaining military veterans say the payoffs usually outweigh the difficulties.
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Playing It Safe: A Look at Workplace Safety During the Roaring '20s and Now

January 4, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce Management's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. The first installment deals with workplace safety in the 1920s and what's going on in that area today. Next month, we look at the 1930s and employer-sponsored pension plans.
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How Do We Train Managers to Welcome and Promote Diversity?

January 4, 2012
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We want our managers to play an active role in promoting greater multicultural diversity among our workforce. How might this magnify the challenges they already face in motivating their employees? What obstacles/resistance should they expect, and how could we train them to answer those objections? —Proceeding, but With Caution, agency diversity manager, government, Phoenix
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